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Friday Links Round Up: Budget Cuts. King Philip IV. Japan.

1100311-king-philipBudget Cuts. King Phillip IV. Japan. Here's a little round up of links from around the Web you may have missed this week:

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Have a lovely weekend.

Jeannie ChoiJeannie Choi is web editor at Sojourners.

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